New Look Douglas College Royals Ready to Defend PacWest Title in 2018-19

COQUITLAM, B.C. -- The 2018-19 season marks the beginning of a new chapter for the Douglas College Royals men's basketball program. Last season, the Royals went 11-7 over the course of the PacWest BC regular season, a record that some wouldn't expect from the team after their post-season run. Douglas College made a run through the…

Young Capilano Blues Aiming For Second Straight PacWest BC Title in 2018-19

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. -- For the first time since the 2011-12 season, the Capilano Blues will enter a new season as the defending PacWest BC Champions. Back in 2010-11, the Blues took home the PacWest BC Championship. Then, the Blues endured a lengthy six-year drought before they would cut down the nets again as provincial champions.…

NAIT Ooks Looking to Regain ACAC Title in 2018-19

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Year in and year out, the race for the ACAC title is anyone's for the taking, as the regular season standings get thrown out the window and don't mean a thing. Since the 2009-10 season, seven different schools have won the ACAC Women's Basketball Championship, and no school has gone back-to-back. The MacEwan…

New Faces Ready to Lead The NAIT Ooks in 2018-19

EDMONTON, Alberta -- For the NAIT Ooks, it's out with the old and in with the new in 2018-19 in terms of player personnel. The Ooks are coming off a season in which they fell just short of a podium finish at the 2018 ACAC Men's Basketball Championships. They entered the post-season as the second seed from…

Durham Lords Looking to Flip The Script in 2018-19

OSHAWA, Ontario -- If the preseason is any indication, the 2018-19 edition of the Durham Lords' women's basketball team will be much improved from the year prior. Last season, the Lords took part in an exhibition tournament hosted by the Mohawk Mountaineers. When the dust settled, the Lords returned to Oshawa with three losses to their name.…

Algonquin Thunder Hoping to Bounce Back, Contend For Spot at OCAA Championships in 2018-19

OTTAWA -- Sometimes you need to take one step backwards in order to take two steps forward. For the Algonquin Thunder women's basketball team, the 2017-18 season was a step backwards after their run as the premier team in the OCAA since the turn of the decade. Last season, the Thunder fell out of the post-season…

Lakeland College Rustlers Hoping to Build Off CCAA Championships Appearance

VERMILION, Alberta -- After getting a taste of the CCAA National Championships last season, the Lakeland College Rustlers will be looking for more in 2018-19. The Rustlers ended the 2017-18 regular season with back-to-back losses in ACAC play, and they entered the post-season as the third seed from the North Division. They faced an uphill climb…